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As with most television shows, what we see on our screens is not real life. Orange Is The New Black is no exception. Women prisons are fraught with inequities and issues that are based in gender issues. more

Life + Love

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In celebration of the Beauty issue, Chicago Woman hosted an evening of cocktails, beauty and pampering for over 200 guests. more

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From tops to dresses to bathing suits and even shoes, ruffles are dominating the summer fashion scene and we can't get enough. Check out some of our favorite ways to rock this trend! more

Fashion + Style

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Has your skin been feeling a bit lackluster lately? Ahead, four products that contain the two main ingredients you absolutely must have in your beauty routine. more

Beauty

Venture For Women & Diversity, founded by Michael Donnelly, is a summit completely focused on supporting women and empowering minority-run businesses. more

Taste Makers

Women-Owned businesses thrive from attaining certification through the Women's Business Development Center. Emilia DiMenco shares three easy tips to guide you through the process. more

Career

TEDxOakParkWomen Talks deliver inspiration to women and Chicagoans, expanding the city's understanding of women's issues. more

Video

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Most Crowdfunding websites charge a fee once a fundraising campaign is complete, but FundLatinos will waive its fees during November. more

Style + Trends

Planning your financial future requires two key traits which are women's strengths: Problem solving and competence. Annette Findling helps women act fearlessly and conquer the financial frontier. more

Money

What women doesn't strive for those long, thick, glamorous Hollywood lashes? Sure you can get temporary lash extension applied, but why spend the time and cash when we've found 4 easy at home solutions for you without the hassle! more

Beauty

Beauty maintenance is a real thing and can be redundant at times, so let us get you out of your funk! We have rounded up 3 top nail trends for the fall season on our must-try list. From metallic to vampy and some green in between, give them all a try more

Beauty

The vagina and its many parts are still a mystery to many, even to us women. Guardian US data editor Mona Chalabi and video producer Mae Ryan have created Vagina Dispatches, a four-part video series to help educate women about their bodies. more

Health + Wellness

The jumpsuit is a perfect transitional piece from summer to fall and we love one that offers versatility! We have styled our favorite fashion forward (and super comfy, we might add) option this season. See how you can dress this piece up or down! more

Fashion + Style

Women, in particular, are often admired or envied for their beautiful hair. So, it’s understandable that thinning hair is an especially delicate subject. The truth is, however, more and more women are experiencing thinning hair. more

Health + Wellness

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Tired of heading to the pool and beach with your hair down just to have a tangled mess when you get home? Adam Bogucki from Lumination Salon has style ideas for every hair-length to jazz it up and keep it put. more

Beauty

These lady astronauts bravely took flight, going farther than any other women had as explorers, commanders and pioneers of the final frontier. more

Style + Trends

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Fashion + Style

Nicole Yeary has grown Ms. Tech into an 1871-based membership organization that provides education and networking events that help women who have launched technology-based ventures find the resources they need to scale their businesses. more

People

Kelly Hallgren, a Practice Lead with Talution Group, shares her insights on the state of the tech field for women, the value of diversity, and advice for women entering tech industry. more

Work + Money

ThinkCERCA is a software platform and tool enabling educators to create customized lesson plans across disciplines and track students' progress. Headed up by Eileen Murphy, her career as a school administrator has segued into the tech sphere. more

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